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The East Ham constituency has a total population of 153,676, of which 112,614 are eligible (18+) to vote (73.3%).
East Ham ranks 573th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 2nd in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Stephen Creswell Timms (born 29 July 1955) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Ham since 1994. Timms served in the Government several times, as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from 1999 to 2001, 2004 to 2005, and 2008 to 2010. He was also in the Cabinet from 2006 to 2007 as the Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2006 to 2007. He is currently the Shadow Minister of State for Employment, and at 27,826, has the largest majority of any sitting MP, having got 70.4% of the local vote. On 14 May 2010, he survived a murder attempt made by a constituent, Roshonara Choudhry.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Timms
Election turnout for the East Ham constituency in 2015 was 59.80%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Daniel Oxley||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://www.danoxley.org/why-ukip/|
|David Thorpe||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Lois Austin||Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition||Female||-||-||https://newhamtusc.wordpress.com/|
|Mohammed Farid Aslam||Communities United Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Stephen Timms||Labour||Male||29 July 1955 (66)||-||http://www.stephentimms.org.uk/|
|Tamsin Omond||Green||Female||19 November 1984 (37)||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Brice, Chris|
Election turnout for the East Ham constituency in 2010 was 55.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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